Eleanora fagan (april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959), better known as billie holiday, was an american jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Early life much of billie holiday's childhood is clouded by conjecture and legend, some of it propagated by herself in her autobiography published in 1950. Billie holiday (1915-1959), the legendary jazz singer whose vocal stylings were deeply affecting, continues to enthrall this biography conveys her hard-luck youth, career triumphs, and then decline and early death. Read billie holiday's bio and find out more about billie holiday's songs, albums, and chart history get recommendations for other artists you'll love. Billie holiday was a famous american jazz singer who recorded her most prized musical work between 1935 and 1942 she was born in philadelphia, pennsylvania. Billie holiday was born 100 years ago, on april 7, 1915. Billie holiday - pandora something has gone wrong we're working on this issue, and we'll have things back to normal soon.
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Biography  early lifraised roman catholic,  billie holiday had a difficult childhood, which greatly affected her life and career not much is known about the true details of her early life, though stories of it appeared in her autobiography, lady sings the blues, first published in 1956 and later revealed to contain many inaccuracies. Short bio and ethnicity of billie holiday and billie holiday facts and discussion about her married life.
Billie holiday came from a very troubled and rough past, but was able to rise above her start to become one of the world's greatest improvisational. Billie holiday interesting facts billie holiday continues to feed our spirit – she is our wounded angel whose voice will never fade by david ritz, from lady sings the blues. Billie holiday was one of the first and greatest of american jazz singers, known in equal parts for her unique and laconic timing, her wistful and. Watch video after a troubled childhood, billie holiday discovered the harlem jazz scene though she had no formal training, and her voice was limited in. Jazz has been called the purest expression of american democracy a music built on individual and compromise, independence and cooperation join us for an exploration of jazz, america's greatest cultural achievement. Billie holiday biography on rolling stone, your go to source for artist bios, news, and reviews. Billie holiday - billie holiday story illegalbroadcaster loading unsubscribe from illegalbroadcaster cancel unsubscribe working.